beef eating in the Veda

pf at pf at
Fri Feb 14 09:44:00 UTC 1997

No doubt the Jains were always keen vegetarians, but - despite later
symbolic interpretations - there are passages in the oldest Svetambar
scriptures indicating the practice of meat eating among Jain ascetics,
e.g. AS, Samacari 10.

best regards

Peter Fluegel
pf at

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